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Private Instruction

Pat & Gary are private tutors who have worked with students in all grade levels in the North Scottsdale area  for the past 20 years.

Communication with parents and teachers is an integral part of our service.



One-on-One Lessons

Customized Lessons to Fit

Pat and Gary do private tutoring in ALL levels of many school subjects including math, history, English, study and organizational skills along with students who still desire to improve SAT or ACT scores.  References are readily available at all grade levels. 

Our years of professional experience and our personal one- on-one sessions easily allow us to address individual differences of each student.  

With private instruction, we help our students gain confidence to achieve their goals.


Test Prep

Guaranteed Success

 Teachers need to be able to motivate and guide students. As highly experienced teachers, we identify students’ problem areas and work with them in positive, constructive ways to achieve success. We design our lessons according to our students’ needs, with an emphasis on confidence-boosting activities.


Private Instruction

Personalized Attention

We specialize in individualized lessons and know how to get our students to excel through personalized attention, patience, a lot of practice, and hard work. We make learning fun through a variety of engaging and outside-the-box activities. Catering to specific needs is paramount to our teaching techniques.


Learning Beyond the Classroom

Are you looking for a qualified teacher who’s available to provide lessons tailored to your needs? We are certified SAT & ACT teachers offering personalized lessons to students in the Carefree, North Scottsdale area. We’ve been teaching students of all ages and levels since 2000. We love teaching and are committed to helping students discover and reach their full potential.

Some Of Our Current Students

What are they Studying?


Alex is a senior at Cactus Shadows HS and is preparing for his upcoming ACT Exam



Kayla is an aspiring actress who is currently conquering Pre calc



Jullian is working with Pat on the English portion of the SAT



Over the last 18-20 years we have worked with hundreds of students. If you would like references...please let us know and we will gladly provide them to you.


Educational Support

Would you like to gain more knowledge and create better learning habits? Are you interested in raising your test scores and achieving outstanding grades? With years of experience as SAT & ACT teachers, we can help you achieve your goals.

Whether you’re looking for Test Prep or private lessons in a specific subject area, we guarantee quality teaching services that result in our students’ ultimate success. Get in touch today and see how we can assist you in becoming a better, more efficient learner.

Test Prep

As Carefree/Cave Creek's most successful SAT & ACT Teachers since 2000, we have managed to help our students excel and learn to love subjects that they once found burdensome. Take advantage of our professional experience, especially our Test Prep. Get in touch today and allow us to help you excel.


One-on-One Lessons

We know how difficult it can be to find a reliable teacher that focuses on One-on-One Lessons. Teachers need to be able to motivate and guide students to success. As  experienced SAT & ACT Teacher, we can identify students’ problem areas and work with them in positive, constructive ways to achieve success. We design our lessons according to our students’ needs, with an emphasis on confidence-boosting activities.

Adult Students

Our Contact Info

36630 N Bent Barrel Rd
Carefree, AZ 85377

480 277 6316 or 602 330 2821

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Who are we?

Years of Experience and Proven Results

In 2000, we discovered the need for more private instructors in our hometown of Carefree, AZ. Since then, we have worked with clients of all ages in order to help them discover their full potential while taking on an approach highlighting patience and self-encouragement.

Through our unique and personalized approach, our students are able to develop study habits and effective learning strategies that last. Our greatest joy is watching students succeed and unlock their own potential. Contact us and see how our services can benefit you today!

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